Updates from the CCPA

Metro Vancouver’s growing housing affordability crisis is widening the gap between the rich and poor, and requires a multi-pronged response that would restrict absentee ownership, increase affordable...
May 18, 2016 | BC Office
A living wage has been calculated for London, Ontario, and in order to provide food, clothing, housing, transportation, child care, and other basic living expenses for their family of four, a pair of...
May 17, 2016 | Ontario Office
The April 8th presentation was recorded by CBC Ideas and aired on May 10th. Listen here. Read the full text of Naomi Klein’s speech from April 8th, 2016.  In her first visit to Winnipeg since 1999,...
May 10, 2016 | Manitoba Office
BC has some of the longest waits in Canada for key surgical procedures. The latest study from our BC office sets out detailed recommendations for reducing these waits. The authors also raise concerns...
April 26, 2016 | BC Office
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Nova Scotia Office (CCPA-NS) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2016 Atlantic Student Essay Contest. The contest is open to all students enrolled in...
April 21, 2016 | Nova Scotia Office
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Bleyer as its new Executive Director. Peter has extensive experience leading the growth and development of...
April 14, 2016 | National Office
If you're concerned about poverty, housing, childcare, pensions, jobs, and want to vote with information you can trust, the E-Book will help you gain clarity. 
April 14, 2016 | Manitoba Office
In Toronto's NOW Magazine, CCPA-Ontario senior economist Sheila Block covered key elements of the 2016 Federal Budget. Read it here.
March 24, 2016 | Ontario Office
In the Toronto Star, CCPA Executive Director Peter Bleyer and CCPA-Ontario Director Trish Hennessy wrote an op-ed on the federal budget's step forward. Read it here.
March 24, 2016 | Ontario Office
Watch this space for response and analysis of the federal budget from CCPA staff and our Alternative Federal Budget partners. More information will be added as it is available. Commentary and...
March 22, 2016 | National Office
New research from NUPGE on this federal government Social Impact Bond - called the Essential Skills Social Finance Pilot Project - will help researchers who are tracking the evolution of SIBs in...
March 15, 2016 |
Yesterday, with the participation and support of economists, researchers, and leadership from a broad spectrum of civil society organizations, the CCPA released our 2016 Alternative Federal Budget....
March 10, 2016 | National Office
The staff, Board, Council Members and Research Associates of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives mourn the sudden passing of Stephen Clarkson, a leading Canadian intellectual and professor of...
March 2, 2016 | National Office
Seth Klein has written a summary highlighting key policy ideas presented at the Good Jobs Conference, with more than 50 policy proposals for the creation of good jobs in BC — plenty for any...
March 1, 2016 | BC Office
By 2013 the Conservative government had cut overall federal taxes and other revenues to the lowest rate seen in more than 70 years.  Valuable services such as those provided by the Canadian Food...
February 24, 2016 | Manitoba Office